Forex Trading Information

Forex — the foreign exchange (currency or FOREX, or FX) market is the biggest and the most liquid financial market in the world. It boasts a daily volume of more than $5.3 trillion (as of April 2013). Trading in this market involves buying and selling world currencies, taking profit from the exchange rates difference. FX trading can yield high profits but is also a very risky endeavor. Everyone can participate in foreign exchange trading via the Forex brokers.

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Forex Blog

Sell-Off of EUR/USD Continues

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 16:51

Sell-off of EUR/USD that has started yesterday continued today. While the currency pair attempted to halt the decline intraday, it has resumed the downfall by now. Yesterday, the European Central Bank announced changes to its quantitative easing program. The bank trimmed the size of asset purchases but extended the program till the end...

EUR/USD Firm as Markets Prepare for ECB Meeting

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 21:59

EUR/USD was firm today ahead of tomorrow's meeting of the European Central Bank. Analysts do not expect changes to interest rates, but think that the ECB may extend its quantitative easing beyond the March 2017 threshold. US crude oil inventories dropped 2.4 million barrels...

EUR/USD Retreats After Post-Referendum Rally

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 16:29

EUR/USD fell today after yesterday's rally that followed the Italian referendum. Today's economic data from the United States was mixed, providing no reason for the currency pair to move either up or down. Meanwhile, traders wait for Thursday's monetary policy decision from the European Central Bank....

Forex News

Euro Extends Decline for Another Session

Euro Extends Decline for Another Session

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 20:57

The euro extended its decline for the second day during the Friday's trading session following Thursday's policy meeting of the European Central Bank. The currency still managed to beat the very soft Japanese yen but fell against other most-traded rivals.

US Dollar Maintain Its Gains Before Federal Reserve's Meeting

US Dollar Maintain Its Gains Before Federal Reserve's Meeting

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 20:09

The dollar edged higher against the euro and the Japanese yen on Friday. Investors speculated that the US currency will continue strengthening next week due to an anticipated monetary policy decision from the Federal Reserve. The dollar’s steady climb today followed a sharp gain on Thursday that resulted from the European Central Bank’s announcement that it will be reducing the value of its quantitative easing program from April.

Australia Dollar Stages Bounce After China's Data

Australia Dollar Stages Bounce After China's Data

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 12:21

The Australian dollar rallied today after diving intraday. The currency managed to stage a bounce after China's economic data surprised economists pleasantly.

Commodity Blog

Crude Oil Rises Ahead of Meeting Between OPEC & Non-OPEC Producers

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 22:25

Prices for crude oil rose amid optimism regarding the upcoming meeting between the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and non-OPEC producers. Representatives from...

Gold Poised for Fifth Straight Week of Losses

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 16:24

Gold is poised to suffer its fifth consecutive week of losses as it declines to a 10-month low. The yellow metal is shedding its value as traders...

Bitcoin Nears Its Highest Level in 2016 Due to Chinese Demand

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 19:29

The price of Bitcoin headed upward on Thursday, to near its highest level in 2016 for the second week in a row. The digital currency has been steadily rising for the past...

Forex Video Zone

Traders Braced for High Volatility Next Week

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 17:48

Approaching the end of the calendar year, financial markets are on a roller coaster. Every week, crucial news causes volatile trading on forex and commodity markets. Only stock indices are traded with steady growth. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is on track for all time trading high on Friday. At the opening bell on US stock markets, the benchmark index climbed over 19,600 points. Investors are still sharing optimism about...

WTI Crude Oil and Natural Gas Forecast — December 9th 2016

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 14:47

In this video, the Trader Guy looks at commodities Crude Oil and Natural Gas for the December 9th session. WTI Crude Oil — We bounced off the uptrend line and the $50 level during the day on Thursday. This is an area that I have been talking about and I still maintain that if we close below here on a daily candle, then we are going to fall. In the meantime though, it looks like...

USD/JPY and NZD/USD Forecast — December 9th 2016

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 14:24

In this video, the Trader Guy looks at the currency pairs USD/JPY and AUD/USD for the December 9th session. USD/JPY — We have gone back and forth a bit and it looks like we are going to show some volatility. I really think at this point though, we need to see a pullback in order to take advantage of value. After this type of breakout, I am not going to fight it, especially considering it against...